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Only 3 Youth Spots Remain for 2019 World Scout Jamboree

Only 3 youth spots remain for the World Jamboree for the New Birth of Freedom Council contingent spots. After the remaining spots are filled, those still applying will be added to a regional waiting list. Adult applications are still being accepted for Jamboree Staff and Jamboree Leadership. The World Scout Jamboree is the largest camping...

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due By March 1, 2018

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given at the council level. Do you know a Scouter who you feel is deserving...

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Preventing Bullying in Scouting Is Everyone’s Job

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and all of us in leadership roles in Scouting can help prevent, recognize and report bullying as we work to make Scouting a safe place for all. This month, the “Bryan on Scouting” blog has shared four important stories on how all leaders can be more vigilant about preventing...

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Hershey Bears Scout Nights

The Hershey Bears are hosting three special Scout Nights during the 2017-18 American Hockey League season, including the 13th annual Scout Sleepover at Giant Center on March 16. Special ticket discounts for Scout groups (minimum 15 or more attendees) are available for home games on December 30 (vs. Wilkes Barre Scranton), February 10 (vs. Hartford) and...

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The BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls


Research reinforces interest expressed by families and girls nationwide as organization looks to offer programs that meet the needs of today’s families.
Irving, Texas – October 11, 2017 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program...

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